Uncle Lonnie always buys the best presents; that is, according to my girls. This time we were surprised with a package that contained a Carnivorous Plant Growing Kit. The girls are more than excited about this! Yesterday we planted the seeds and now have it outside germinating. It takes a while to grow the plants, but I can't wait to not have to hang fly traps in the kitchen.
Here are some resources to help your schooler learn all about carnivorous plants. Be aware that some of these sights may use some evolutionary language:
Venus Fly Trap in Action (youtube)